Mental Health

Nobody To Hang Out With You During the Holidays?

So the most magical time of the year is finally upon us and here at Ditch the Label, we couldn’t be more excited. But, we know this year might be a little different. Well, we think that we should always be able to laugh at ourselves when we get stuck in situations like this, which

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Am I Ugly?

Are you ugly? Thousands of people ask this every day. It comes as no surprise then, to find out that one of the most popular questions entered into our search bars on our phones was ‘Am I Ugly?’ In fact, if you type “am I” into Google, the first suggestion that is offered to you

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5 Seasonal Expectations and Why It’s OK to Ignore Them

The holiday season comes with a whole bunch of expectations that can leave us feeling overwhelmed. If large social gatherings and gift giving isn’t your thing, you’re likely feeling the pangs of anxiety at the mere thought of it right now. The thing to remember is that these seasonal expectations are just that… expectations. Not

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The S.A.D Truth about the “Winter Blues”

The winter blues… As the dreary weather sets in, the days get shorter and the nights colder. You might start feeling a little worse-for-wear in the emotional department. You may also experience tiredness, fatigue, not wanting to leave the house, changes in your appetite, sleep problems or anxiety – the list goes on. It’s easy

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7 Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Everything you need to know about social anxiety We live in an age of anxiety. With a combination of countless disasters in the news whilst being bombarded by constant ads, it comes as no surprise that the number of people in the UK being diagnosed with anxiety is at an all-time high. In ordinary, everyday

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Top 10 Tips for Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Each and every one of us has self-esteem. Healthy self-esteem is really important as it helps you make positive choices in your everyday life. Low self-esteem can affect your mental health and ultimately your future.

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10 Do’s and Don’ts when Dealing with Rejection

We know it sucks, but rejection is part and parcel of the dating game. And being able to correctly handle and accept rejection is an even bigger part of it. Just because you know you’re a catch, it doesn’t mean that everyone will feel the same. As seen on Reddit; you can be the prettiest

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Making It Through The Holiday Season When You Have Anxiety: 7 Hacks

Whilst we are all snoodled up in the Ditch the Label offices with hot chocolate and gigantic scarves, we know that this time of year can be a bit tough on those of us who struggle with anxiety. The prospect of a lot of food, a lot of people, too much time spent inside and

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7 Things You Can Do to Get the Confidence to Leave the House Today

Do you feel scared leaving the house? Perhaps you worry about being lost in an unfamiliar place or stuck in a crowd of people. Or maybe you think something bad might happen. If you find it hard to get the confidence to leave the house, you might be experiencing agoraphobia. This is an anxiety disorder

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What is OCD?

What actually is OCD? Sadly, the term OCD is thrown around a lot with people saying things like “I’m a bit OCD” merely because they like things to be clean and tidy. This is very unhelpful as OCD can be extremely serious and people struggling with it often feel acute anxiety.  OCD – which stands

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